There is a mood in Brownsville that something untoward happened in Osborn Park two weeks ago.
Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson releases two men who had spent over 30 years in prison for crimes they did not commit.
While mainstream media largely overlooked the story of former cop Daniel Holtzclaw facing a 236-year sentence for the sexual assaults of 13 Black women, Black social media took citizen journalism to new heights.
Warrants can hang over the heads of people like the Sword of Damocles, but the Begin Again program could change that.
Let me tell you, the Busta Rhymes show at the Prudential was phenomenal!
“We will make it a real ‘Black Friday,’” warned Minister Louis Farrakhan, “because there won’t be a Black person in sight.”
We know our community,” said A.T. Mitchell, founder and CEO of the anti-violence, street-based organization Man Up! Inc. “We love our community. Let us protect our own community and stop the violence.”
A slit wrist. Gun powder mixed with cocaine rubbed into the wound. An abducted 5-year-old boy blindfolded, given an AK-47 and told to shoot his 12-year-old best friend.
One Million Gather in DC for 20th Anniversary of the Million Man March
Unity to combat police violence. Unity to defeat white supremacy. Unity to face inner-city crime. Unity to build a productive and formidable Black community.
Believers, non-believers, the inspired, the hopeful, the jaded, the skeptics and the eternally optimistic—this Saturday, many of these folks will be heading to Washington, D.C.